8 Facts You Must Know about Cellulite

Date:06-08-2014 05:00:40 read:0

Cellulite is the fat that is visible through your skin. Since it lies right under the skin, it gives your body a dimply and uneven appearance. There is a lot of myth surrounding cellulite and here are some facts that you need to know about cellulite.

1. Although both men and women get cellulite, it is more visible on women

This could be because women pay more attention to such things, or because they have less hair that brings down the appearance of cellulite. Another reason that women get more cellulite is because of the way the fat, muscle and connective tissue are distributed in a woman’s body. Fat also tends to deposit differently in a woman than hat of a man.

2. Cellulite is mostly seen on the thighs but it can be seen on other parts of the body as well

It can be found on the arms, the buttocks as well as the stomach. It mainly depends on how the fat gets distributed in your body.

3. The appearance of cellulite varies on each individual

For some women, cellulite is visible only when they sit or hold their skin tight. But on some it can be pretty obvious and visible even when they are standing up. The dimples and crevices can be very pronounced and some may even have an orange appearance on the skin.

4. Certain hormonal changes can also trigger cellulite formation

Hormonal changes can also trigger cellulite formation in your body. You can develop cellulites when you are pregnant or when you are going through menopause.

5. There are lot of myths about cellulite

One of the myths is that thin people do not have cellulite. Thin people also have cellulite and cellulite is visible even when you have thin skin. Men and women both suffer from cellulite problem contrary to the myth that it is only women who have cellulite.

6. Cellulite removal techniques have spawned a huge industry

Although it is not quite clear of the treatments or creams can remove cellulite completely, it has nevertheless spawned a huge industry around it. Women and men all over the world spend millions of dollars trying all kinds of things to get rid of cellulite.

7. Cellulite appearance is made worse by yo-yo dieting

Constant weight fluctuation in the body also causes cellulite and it does not look good on anyone. A healthy diet and exercise can help with the cellulite problem as it helps you reduce the overall fat content in your body.

8. Research shows that there is a very strong connection between smoking and cellulite formation

Quit smoking if you want to get rid of cellulite. Smoking also gives your skin a listless and dull appearance.

Try and burn body fat overall and cut down on fatty foods to get rid of cellulite. It is a long process and there is no miracle cure for cellulite reduction.

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